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. >> oh, yes they change the law and make the crimes legal. this is what obama understood in april of '08. he nailed it. he said these guys changed the rules of the game. allowed them to operate by like bandits, and it was done under george w. bush's watch. there isn't difference between romney and bush. >> that raises the critical question. why doesn't the romney campaign say look at the parallel of george w. bush it seems to be a winning argument. >> and it's an accurate one. we lost the populous in obama. interest is no spirit there. there is no guts. that's why he lost the first debate. he's not feeling our pain. the pain is very widespread. if you lost your house 50 million americans have lost their homes or they're going to lose it. they have to change neighbors give up schools. their kids think they're losers. they did something wrong. this guy is not addressing this. >> eliot: was he more akin to the plutocats that you write so persuasively about in your book. >> i think by invocation and personality he's a techno contract. he could be member of the plutocats if he wanted to. that
with voter i.d. laws and voter suppression efforts the latest impediment could create another hurdle for some voters to overcome. joining me now is raul grijalva, cochair of the progressive caucus. congressman, thank you as always for joining us. >> thank you. >> eliot: one of the major impediments earlier this year were these crazy voter i.d. laws. the courts seem to have struck them down. that's a victory for democracy. are you satisfied by in large with how the courts have handled those cases? >> i think the courts handled it appropriately. and handled it based on the law. and that has relieved a lot of pressure but at the same time, you know, the organizations that are out there talking about fraud, you know, signs are appearing in latino neighborhoods in arizona saying fraud is a federal crime. will you go to jail. and i'm sure we'll have poll challenges. i'm sure we'll have people trying to intimidate people as they go to vote. particularly in poor communities in my state because that vote is going to be large.
came up with to have states pass laws. will that succeed? >> it's halfway there. enough states need to agree to it, that collectively equal 270 votes, the winning number to win the vote. it started with maryland, and if you google" national popular vote plan" and it should end it. >> eliot: and if california jumps in. >> california has signed on. that's right. if mitt romney wins the popular vote and barack obama wins the electoral college vote then i think the electoral college will blow up. it will explode. republicans won't stand for that that. >> eliot: jack welch will say its conspiracy. there are other flaws in the voting system. there rampant with the intellectual problems that we have to deal with. >> the point of origin is the constitution which does not confirm the affirmative right to vote. early on the framers passed it over to the states. everything became localized which is why we have 13,000 different voting districts with its own ballot design. ballot designed by count supervisors, while i respect them they're not designers. that's why you get the butterfly ballot.
in pittsburgh. >> when you need to vote. >> the voter i.d. law was just recently signed by the governor. >> you need to know. >> you're not going to be allowed to vote unless you present an acceptable photo identification. get to a licensing center and get a photo i.d. at the driver's license center. >> that is totally not true. so they're putting an ad out there saying you need voter i.d. the court struck that down you. don't need photo i.d. and that might discourage people from voting. i don't know if that was an honest mistake or not on the part of kdk after. they are making these mistakes on purpose. first of all in states like florida, indiana and virginia, all swing states at least indiana was last time, as well. they're saying you can do phone voting. don't come into the booth to vote, just vote over the phone. what the hell does that mean? what an unbelievable lie. we don't know who is sending those out. that's probably republican operatives was. in florida, we have fake voter purge letters and these letters are written on a whole county supervisor of election letterhead, but they're fa
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